16
December
Crisis Intervention and Prevention - Lisa Jackson-Cherry, Bradley T. ErfordStudents of counseling, pre-service counselors and practicing counselors alike will all benefit from this brief but crucial text of vital information concerning crisis intervention and prevention. Readers can hit the ground running with this functional and succinct guide to assessing and reacting to crises involving suicide, homicide, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and abuse, bereavement and grief, substance abuse, natural disaster, war, and terrorism. An important place of departure for any student of counseling, Crisis Intervention and Prevention focuses on practical applications,
16
December
University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 8: Nineteenth-Century Europe: Liberalism and its Critics - Jan E. Goldstein, Jan E. Goldstein, John W. BoyerThe University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization (nine volumes) makes available to students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. These readings, prepared for the highly praised Western civilization sequence at the University of Chicago, were chosen by an outstanding group of scholars whose experience teaching that course spans almost four decades. Each volume includes rarely anthologized selections as well as standard, more familiar texts; a bibliography of recommended parallel readings; and introductions providing background for the selections.
16
December
Developmental Juvenile Osteology - Louise ScheuerDevelopmental Juvenile Osteology gives an account of the development of all the bones of the human skeleton, from their earliest embryological form to final adult form. This volume collates information never before assembled in one volume. Profusely illustrated with high quality drawings, it also provides a complete description of the adult skeleton and its anomalies. Key Features * Covers anatomy of the adult skeleton * Discusses skeletal embryology * Explains development of the child's skeleton * Collates information never before assembled in one book * Contains excellent (never seen before)
16
December
Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional Literacy for Library Educators - Char BoothWhether or not "instruction" appears in their job titles, librarians are often in the position of educating their users, colleagues, and peers to successfully locate and evaluate information. Because MLIS education tends to offer less-than-comprehensive preparation in pedagogy and instructional design, this much-needed book tackles the challenge of effective teaching and training head-on. Char Booth, an avid library education and technology advocate, introduces a series of concepts that will empower readers at any level of experience to become better designers and presenters, as well as building
16
December
Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture - Linda Null, Julia LoburDeveloped at Pennsylvania State University, this textbook for a one-semester computer science course covers digital logic, basic computer organization, instruction set architectures, basic memory concepts, input/output, storage devices, system software, performance issues, alternative architectures,
16
December
Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles - Laurie J. Vitt, George R. Zug, Janalee P. CaldwellThis third edition, now fully revised and updated by two of Dr. Zug's colleagues, provides herpetology students and amateur reptile and amphibian keepers with the latest taxonomy and species developments from around the world. Herpetology is a rapidly evolving field, which has contributed to new discoveries in many conceptual areas of biology. The authors build on this progress by updating all chapters with new literature, graphics, and discussions-many of which have changed our thinking. With a new emphasis placed on conservation issues, "Herpetology" continues to broaden the global coverage
16
December
Winter's Bone - Daniel WoodrellThe sheriff's deputy at the front door brings hard news to Ree Dolly. Her father has skipped bail on charges that he ran a crystal meth lab, and the Dollys will lose their house if he doesn't show up for his next court date. Ree's father has disappeared before. The Dolly clan has worked the shadowy side of the law for generations, and arrests (and attempts to avoid them) are part of life in Rathlin Valley. With two young brothers depending on her and a mother who's entered a kind of second childhood, sixteen-year-old Ree knows she has to bring her father back, dead or alive. She has grown up in
16
December
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories - Charlotte Perkins GilmanBest known for the 1892 title story of this collection, a harrowing tale of a woman's descent into madness, Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote more than 200 other short stories. Seven of her finest are reprinted here. Written from a feminist perspective, often focusing on the inferior status accorded to women by society, the tales include "turned," an ironic story with a startling twist, in which a husband seduces and impregnates a naïve servant; "Cottagette," concerning the romance of a young artist and a man who's apparently too good to be true; "Mr. Peebles' Heart," a liberating tale of a fiftyish
16
December
The Norton Anthology of World Literature, Volumes A, B, C: Beginnings to 1650 - M.H. Abrams, Jerome W. Clinton, Bernard Knox, William G. Thalmann, René Wellek, Patricia Meyer Spacks, Stephen Owen, Lee Patterson, Robert Lyons Danly, Howard E. Hugo, KennethSeven years ago, W. W. Norton changed the way world literature is taught by introducing The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, Expanded Edition. Leading the field once again, Norton is proud to publish the anthology for the new century, The Norton Anthology of World Literature, Second Edition. Now published in six paperback volumes (packaged in two attractive slipcases), the new anthology boasts slimmer volumes, thicker paper, a bolder typeface, and dozens of newly included or newly translated works from around the world. The Norton Anthology of World Literature represents continuity as